7/26/2013

Kayak has a clicker on its conference-room door that keeps track of how many people are in any given meeting -- and co-founder Paul English makes a point of complaining when the room gets too crowded. Two or three people can conceive of and deliver ideas in ways that larger groups simply can't manage, English explains. "I just hate design by consensus. No innovation happens with 10 people in a room," he says.

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